The first table below looks at the demand for OpenStack skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenStack over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenStack
Rank 424 409 442
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Permanent jobs citing OpenStack 22 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.12% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.58% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 1
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4718 4622 4697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.86% 21.01% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3822 3966 4084
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

OpenStack Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OpenStack
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South East region.

OpenStack Salary Trend in the South East

OpenStack
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenStack across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

OpenStack Salary Histogram in the South East

OpenStack
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenStack within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 11 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Middlesex +8 4 - - 1
Surrey -14 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £55,000 -
OpenStack
England

OpenStack
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack.

1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) UNIX
3 18 (50.00%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) Python
4 17 (47.22%) KVM
5 16 (44.44%) VMware
5 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (41.67%) Java
7 13 (36.11%) MySQL
7 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
7 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (33.33%) Ruby
8 12 (33.33%) VoIP
8 12 (33.33%) vCloud
9 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
9 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
9 11 (30.56%) Mac OS X
9 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
9 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
9 11 (30.56%) Open Source
9 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
10 10 (27.78%) Workflow
10 10 (27.78%) Perl
10 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (27.78%) Node.js
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) CRM
12 8 (22.22%) Cognos
12 8 (22.22%) J2EE

OpenStack
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing OpenStack also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenStack. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.78%) Node.js
2 8 (22.22%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) VoIP
2 8 (22.22%) NAS
2 8 (22.22%) SAN
3 6 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) IGMP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) RTCP
5 1 (2.78%) RTP
5 1 (2.78%) Q.931
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) PBX
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) SNMP
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
1 13 (36.11%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
3 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
4 5 (13.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.11%) Redis
6 3 (8.33%) Big Data
6 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.78%) HBase
7 1 (2.78%) Riak
7 1 (2.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (30.56%) Administrator
1 11 (30.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (30.56%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Product Owner
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) J2EE
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) WebRTC
5 1 (2.78%) LESS
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (2.78%) GTK+
5 1 (2.78%) Qt
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 8 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) UNIX
3 18 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Mac OS X
4 11 (30.56%) Ubuntu
4 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) uClinux
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
2 10 (27.78%) Workflow
2 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (25.00%) CRM
4 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 8 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Product Management
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) Ruby
4 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
5 10 (27.78%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) PHP5
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) KVM
2 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) vCloud
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
4 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) Xen
5 2 (5.56%) Varnish
6 1 (2.78%) Samba
6 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) Salt
3 2 (5.56%) logstash
3 2 (5.56%) collectd
3 2 (5.56%) StatsD
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) Cognos
3 8 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) Google
5 3 (8.33%) Rackspace
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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